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it is not that big of a deal. >>> an elderly woman hit by a skateboarder and killed. how police say that skateboarder tried to prevent the accident. >>> it is what is on the inside that counts. it is also what the tsa. the internal threat the feds are trying to fight. >>> trying to fight nice with the neighbor. the really large obstacle standing in the way of peace an haony. >> i dana king. >> i'm allen martin. tonightelizabeth cook on how big of an impact grounded firefighting tools will have. >> reporter: they are grounded over in california. cal fire canceled the contract with the nation's largest air tanker company to save money. >> if we cannot get it reinstated we don't know how long we can cast. >> reporter: the ceo of 10 tanker air carrier. the owner of the converted dc10s that hold up to 12,000- gallons of fire retardant. >> we were relying on california and they were relying on us. >> reporter: the tankers based in the southern california desert aren't cheap to operate costing taxpayers $7 million a year. >> it is expensive but it is cost effective and what is saved is, of course, if you'r
:it's an empty lot with big plans, the proposed stadium in santa clara, it's supposed to break ground next year costing hundreds of millions of dollars and while the funding isn't secured, plans are being made for the land across the street. plans welcome as big as the man behind him. joe montana, he wants to build a complex including hotel, sports bar and restaurant. >> the proposal looks good and it's going to be up to the counsel to decide how we negotiate. >> reporter:he wasn't available to speak with us today, he was expected at the meeting on tuesday to ask that the city negotiate only with his group for the next year and a half. >> in the normal course of things, the city would put out a request for proposals with and entertain whatever comes back to us. >> reporter:now the counsel is considering swerving that norm. >> he's joe montana, pretty much. >> reporter:it's not a bad idea. >> joe montana can probably just by name bring jobs and revenue to the bay area. >> i think he certainly should have first shot. he's done a lot for the community. i think he has class and style and he'll brin
that big be undone by something like this? the data is limited and the evidence all anecdotal. in 2003 a plane crash in new zealand killed eight people. investigators said the pilots's operating cell phone might have caused eroanous navigations. there have been 10 reports of passenger electronics causing problems. >> we had that red flag pop up and then go down showing there's interference. >> reporter: a bigger problem, noncomplying passengers. >> we get reports from flight attendants every day on just about every night. >> reporter: but technology might change all that. electronics maker air cell has installed its secure in-flight wireless system go-go in almost one out of three planes. in the last month of last year, 2 million passengers safely went on line up in the air. and foreign carriers like emirates air have secure systems for in-flight cell phone tuesday. but be careful what you wish for. all passengers on phones all the time? >> is an absolutely horrible idea. >> reporter: and no way to fly away from it all. bill whitaker, cbs news, torrance, california. >>> how about this,
their alarm code so they can go in anytime. >> reporter: after the murder residents welcome big brother. >> do you think it will make you feel safer? >> i think it will. >> i think wherever they have cameras people feel safer. >> reporter: the cameras record realtime but do not provide a live feed back to police. those cameras will be owned by the city of oakland. total price tag is approximately $70,000. but no word tonight on how that expense was paid. meanwhile, dana, after three months there is still no named suspects in the murder of compost. >> great they followed up on this. i'm wondering in light of all the cutbacks and such, they need people to man the cameras. >> reporter: they do not provide a realtime feed back to oakland police. they will record on sight. if there is an event police are able as we mentioned in the story that shop owners are giving keys. police can go into the establishment, take the recording and then use the video. >> thank you for clarifying. i'm sorry, i misunderstood that. robert in oakland. thank you very much. >>> richmond police seized nearly $1 million wor
called the president saturday and ended their talks on the so-called big deal to cut the debt by $4 trillion over a decade which he said the two men had been discussing since january. a republican source close to the negotiations says despite the smiles, the meetings are producing little progress at this point. >> that was chip reid reporting. the white house said he did not leave that meeting abruptly. >>> it's not clear what exactly will happen in the event the debt debate is not resolved but we may be getting a taste from the state of mine minute right now. that -- state of mine minute right now. -- minnesota. the state parks are closed, the lottery is idle, the highway rest stops are off limits and 22,000 workers have been laid off without pay. but the effects of mine ---- minnesota's government shutdown have been more profound on this street. >> i'm mad. >> reporter: sharon runs a daycare center here and worries if she will have her monthly state subsidy to keep it running. >> we don't turn our backs on our kids. i'm scared to death of what is happening. >> reporter: so is ange
big news in two high profile cases. san francisco police are telling a different story about what happened when their officers shot an armed man. >> we're going to start with a stunner out of los angeles. giovan i ramirez had nothing to do with the beating. this is l.a.'s police chief back in may. >> giovani ramirez is our primary suspect on the stowe beating. i'm as sure as you need to be to make an arrest and pursue a prosecution. >> ever since the chief made those comments, the l.a.p.d. struggled to provide the da with enough evidence and no charges were ever filed. tonight, the l.a. tames says the lapd arrested two other men for the vicious beating outside of dodgers stadium and with this news comes a biting we told you so from ramirez's attorney and family. kit has more from l.a. and brian stowe's family in santa cruz. >> minutes after the news broke, word spread quickly among the stowe family. >> we know that they have a big job to do and they have a lot of work ahead of them and putting all our faith in the lapd right now. >> the attorney knew all along his client woul
and local competition. >> i think the cost of doing business doesn't account for that big of difference in price. >> a nonprofit consumer magazine. it published an in depth study comparing prescription prices between different chains. when it comes to price variation in the same chain, it is likely the key to finding the best prices. >> even within a big chain, the particular stores that are near low price competitors may bring their prices down. >> and that's exactly what we found. take these two safeway pharmacies in san francisco. just a little more than a mile apart. the upper market store had consistently cheaper drugs than the one in the generally lower income mission district. we found the blood pressure medicine is it $25 more in the mission. and the cholesterol medication cost an extra $18. the biggest price different is for viagra, a whopping $58 more. why is this take a look at our competition. the cheaper upper market safeway is surrounded by five pharmacies. the closest just feet away. the more expensive store has only two competitors within a half mile. >> sometimes st
financial consequences are predicted. president obama is trying to reach a big deal with republicans. >> we can't let politics stand in the way of doing the right thing in washington. >> but politics are standing in the way. who is to blame? in a new cbs poll, 49% blame republicans for inaction. 29% think the president is responsible. a final deal will have to involve compromise most americans say. 69% think president obama needs to compromise. 85% say republicans have to make concessions. only 11% say republicans should stick to their guns. last week, house speaker john boehner said republicans won't budge on taxes. >> our stand on the debt limit has been clear. there can be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. >> the poll suggests most americans, including republicans disagree. >> hire taxes lead to more cuts. higher taxes and more cuts? >> yeah. >> 66% believe any final deal should include a combination of both spending cuts and tax increases. that includes 55% of republicans and 53% of tea party supporters. >> unless the debt ceiling is raised by august 2, the federal gov
be a very big deal in the near future. good evening, i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken. a peaceful protest, this was not. demonstrators unhappy with the police killing of a teenage convict turned to vandalism and violence tonight. dozens of people have been arrested. one demonstrator even attacked our news crew while reporter elizabeth cook and photo journalist patrick sadia were trying to get the protester's side of the story. you're okay tonight, elizabeth, but tell us what happened. >> well, we started out following the protesters and the protest ended here, but that's right, when we are at the corner of 16th and mission street, we were trying to interview one of the protesters and as you can see from the video here, the protester tried -- another protest came up behind our photo journalist and tried to grab his camera. now we continued rolling and were able to catch the aftermath of the suspect or the woman who tried to steal the camera running away and also the short brawl that came about with protesters and police. now that wasn't the only thing we found today. we saw smoke flairs a
. >> are there any indications other than the anniversary if. >> you have to read on this, but the one big thing is that sarah has not been summoned back for a court appearance. perhaps that means something. they are trying to figure this out by looking at all the things surrounding b the issue. they don't have a reason to believe they will be released. >> it would be nice to put that in the news. >> thank you don. >>> well sources say there is significant progress in washington tonight. in a last minute stab at compromise, it appears there is some movement toward a debt deal. we are just three days away from that august 2 deadline to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a government default. jessica stone is in washington on the plan emerging right now. jessica. >> reporter: good evening, ann. senate republicans, we're told that tox between senate republicans and the white house are showing incredible promise. so much so that senate majority leader, harry reid, has postponed a vote to give the talks more time. behind the scenes negotiations at the white house saturday night gave some hope that c
to women. definitely sit down with your doctor and say what's my risk? am i going to get a big benefit. should i wait until i'm 50 and talk about it in that sense. >> those biopsy are not a child chord in versus. let's move on to the radiation. and ucsf was the american presence in this study. nine countries did it in europe, north america and asia. and right here at ucsf were you part of this? >> i was. >> as well as dr. laura esterman as well. >> yes. >> the technique is called can intraoperative radio therapy. >> the standard radiation for a woman that's had a lumpectomy is given. she lays down on a table and gets it daily. monday through friday for anywhere from 5 to 6 weeks. >> she does. she is doing it now. >> so this type of radiation is actually given at the time of the lumpectomy. and it's only a one time dose. >> wait a minute, in other words they cut you open and do they give you a blast like the flashlight goes in? more effective or with a? >> that's a great question. true. once the lumpectomy has been removed, radiation source is brought into the breast itself. it's put in
only top out at 3 to 4 feet long. not as big as their desert cousins and technically they are not poiseonous they are venomous. if he bites you that could kill you. >> you want to start looking for a doctor. >> reporter: rattlesnakes are actually very beneficial he says here in the bay area. by getting rid of a lot of rats and other rodents. just keep your distance. >> so don't think of rattlesnakes as troublemakers? >> no, they are helping us out. >> go to cbssf.com. click on connect to send me your good questions. >> godzilla has a milestone night. i'm dennis o'donnell. one splash hit makes all the different. next much [ female announcer ] at jcpenney, we're giving you a big thank you this friday and saturday! just use your jcpenney rewards credit card to save an extra 20% on all your favorite brands, including home! no exclusions! go to jcp.com to see everything on sale. we make style affordable. you make it yours. jcpenney. . does your phone know that we're racing ? done ! verizon's done ! i've got seven left ! the fastest network in america. verizon. built so you
her death is filled with notes of sorrow. teenagers in the drinking is a big problem. one did not want to appear on camera. >> a lot of teenagers are drinking everywhere, going to parties and getting alcohol. >> kids are drinking underage, 13 years old. i am not going to say i have a drink before. i have too noi probably shouldn't. >>reporter: another team got permission from her parents to talk to us. >> i have had friends die that way it. it is not cool. you are worried sick. if i go to a party, i have to bring my own water bottle. i cannot worried about my friends doing things different in the santa rosa school district does that alcohol abuse is on the rise. to our classes on the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. >> a few years ago, at the high school level, we began to notice we were having more and more alcohol at the dances. we addressed it by having students have to sign an understanding that they are not supposed to bring alcohol to the dances. then, they are subject to random breathalyzers as they come into the dance >>reporter: school authorities are so worried about teena
: the dry brush is a big problem. hour after the flames -- hours after the flames were put out, the fire is still smoldering under the cars. the fire marshall began a meticulous search for evidence. some fireworks debris was spotted but not where the fire started. they say it's highly possible the cause of the fire may remain a mystery. >>> arson is suspected in a fire at a fireworks san in stockton. the stand was run by a nonprofit group called "parents by choice." they say it was used as a fundraiser. yesterday they found it in flames. it appears to have been intentionally set. the group says it will build a new stand. >>> more drunken driving arrest in the bay area this weekend. highway patrol officers have arrested 67 people suspected of driving under the influence. that's ten more arrests in the same time period for last time. no word yet if alcohol was a factor in a car crash that killed a fremont man this morning. >>> here's something you don't hear about too often, a small plane lands on top of a car driving on the freeway. it happened tonight. assess in a landed on a mercedes. t
said, i'm going to bring it to aaron caplan who is this big huge manager there. he loved the book and he said i'm bringing it to hbo. they sold 2. they brought it to darin. he loved it. and it's like a dream come true. i couldn't believe it. >> he is on board. >> he has written the script. >> tell them because i'm dieing to say this. tell them who is going to star as main character and she is fine. >> she is all committed and signed and casted. goldie hawn. >> yea! >> you struck gold. >> i struck gold. >> do you have any other actors that are going to be part of it yet? or have they got than far? >> they are casting but don't discuss that with me yet. i don't know any of this yet because the pilot has to be made now. >> are you -- it you be on the set when this is all done? >> i won't be hands on as far as input. but i'm allowed to go to the set. >> my gosh. when can we assume question turn on hbo and see promos for this. >> with god annointing boomers after 60 and everything goes smoothly, pilot pick up and all that, it will be next year. >> wow. i always said there is an audienc
. combined with competition from big box pet stores and the great recession, it struggled to athe rent. >> what i need right now is a sponsor. >> how is that going? >> i haven't found one yet. >> concept is simple. rescue and adopt out animals that they can't use. lisa single handedly saved thousands of animals from certain deaths. if closed, the ones remaining will go to foster homes. >> no regrets. i'm tired. i'm glad we saved lots of animals. >> good rain. >> it's good. in san jose, cbs 5. a disturbing trend uncovered in the medical kent. what researchers discovered about hospital mistakes and the month you're admitted may have more to do with when you drive. >> why it's not the students who are in trouble. >> and is tabloid in trouble? the extreme it took to search for the missing teenagers. >> our temperatures have been going up and down. tomorrow we go down and the other weather featurer as eyewitness news continues. >> closed captioning is brought to you by a san francisco original. hospital this month? a st >>> research raises the question, should you try to avoid the
television show and three upcoming big budget films. the breakup put all that on hold. >>> it's not a surprise that we are hearing this, but it's always sad. they were married 25 years. they have a beautiful family. >> and fell from so high to so low. >> yeah, it hurts. don, thanks. >>> the forme head of the international monetary fund celebrated his freedom tonight by going out to dinner. he ate with friends at a restaurant in manhattan's east side. prosecutors revealed the hotel maid that said he raped her told inconsistent stories after the alleged attack. the woman apparently lied on her application for asylum in the u.s. saying she was gang raped in africa when she wasn't. >> the victim hear made some mistakes, but that doesn't mean she's not a rape victim. it's so important in this country that people, especially the media reserve their judgment on the facts of a case until they are all in. >> there is evidence of sexual encounter in the hotel room, but defense lawyers say the sex was consensual. he faces assault charges, so he cannot leave the u.s. >>> we have alrea
. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> we don't often think of norway home of the nobel peace prize as violence, but tonight seven people are dead in a massive bombing and at least 80 have been massacred at a youth camp. the suspect in both attacks is this man. a norwegian described as a right winger with antimuslim views. jeff glory is in oslo. >> reporter: the explosions ripped through downtown oslo at 3:30 local time. the first images, windows blown out, rubble in the streets, huge plumes of smoke. evoking memories of terror attacks elsewhere. up until now never here. >> suddenly we saw glass coming behind us. we were told to go to the back room and when we came out on to the street and saw everything was damaged, they said it was bombs. >> residents process the carnage, they scrambled for safety. emergency crews moved in to treat the wounded. police blocked off roads, locals were told to stay inside.
a big part of the event was to help pay for her funeral. then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. still activists from an empowerment program said they are shocked about how this union city mother was killed. >> a human being is dead. and a human being was burned alive. as a bay area community we need to be outraged. we cannot live in a society which is okay with violence against a woman. >> friends say she was a happy outgoing mother who loved her son. donations are still being accepted at the oakland ymca. and a $10,000 reward is being offered leading to the killer's arrest. >>> a young man who came here from the midwest has plans on a grand scale. mark sayre is in san francisco at the starting point for what is going to be a very long road ahead. hi, mark. >> reporter: long indeed, juliette. this journey will begin here tomorrow morning at san francisco fire station. 34. richmond district. this is a journey that is not only about endurance, it is also about honor. chris harly is a volunteer firefighter from wisconsin and it was 9/11 that attracted him to the fire service in th
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, they threw a big rock through a window to get inside and then they rescued the map. >> i went inside and i got -- and i cut my hands and then we just started going back at it. >> i'm going to go straight in one more time. and i went straight in and he was out there. i just grabbed his foot and dragged him out. >> i did this to save the life. >> the homeowner is in stable condition at the hospital. firefighters think he fell asleep while smoking and the cigarette sparked that fire. >>> a ban on mail circumcision probably won't make the november ballot. a judge ruled today that under state law local jurisdictions have no right to regulate health care professionals testimony proposed ballot measure would have made the procedure misdemeanor punishable for jail time. a final hearing is scheduled for tomorrow morning. it seems like oxymoron, second largest fish in the world. elizabeth cook on the search for the shark and what it tells us about the help of the ocean. >>> it is truly a monster of the sea. >> at first you look at it and see it looks like it can't be real. >> they're huge, they look
through big stressful thing that happened the other night and i was going to go off somewhere and stay home with me and i knew what to do. because i'm trained and understanding how to give women support when they are going through stress and most men do not have a clue. i don't judge them. i don't blame them to them they think, honhy you are getting upset over nothing. don't worry about it. i will handle it i will fix it. we will get through this. no, it doesn't work. they don't get it. if you give a solution it will solve the problem or at least postpone the problem and that helps the man to cope with stress. it doesn't wep him. it inhibits the release of the hormone oxytocin. >> am i reading this correctly. this hits not in your 20s or 30s though the 40-year-old thing. >> hits with the 20s. absolutely. >> i would think -- they are so stressed out. i have three daughters. i've seen the whole thing go up. >> you have a lot of estrogen. >> i got estrogen everywhere. they are all stressed out. and unfortunately if we want to talk about our kids -- this book is not for people our age. it'
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more plea for a grand bargain. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. we have a chance to stabilize america's finances for a decade. >> if the republicans continue to refuse to compromise on taxes, the president said voters will remember in next year's elections. >> who seems to be trying to get something done? and who seems to be just posturing and trying to score political points? >> president said he is willing to put everything on the table, including democratic sacred things like social security and medicare. raising the premiums. in return, he called on republicans to agree to tax hikes on wealthy americans as part of a deal to cut deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade. republican speaker john boehner says there is no chance of that. >> there are going to be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. >> boehner blames the president for the impasse. >> we ask the president to lead. we asked him to put forward a plan. not a speech, a real plan. >> with economic catastrophe looming, the president does open to the possibility of what some in congress ca
. >>> the mexican navy says two big waves hit that boat and the second capsized. roberta with a storm that seisms to come out of nowhere. >> satellite photos did not exist. but we had tropical moisture over the sea of cortez, lifting out of the southwest. that caused a thunderstorm to develop with hundreds and hundreds of lightning strikes per hour, gusty winds up to 60 miles per hour. more than likely caused the two waves that ended up being deadly waves. allen, dana. >> roberta, thank you. >>> and the bay area is celebrating the fourth of july with fireworks both legal and illegal. this is the illegal kind in east oakland where people are shooting off powerful stuff. we're not talking sparklers here. it is quite the light show and on the ground, it very loud. elizabeth cook is in oakland now. elizabeth. >> day nay,fire works are illegal in oakland, but you would know it if you were standing where i am right now. it's because of areas like this one that is dry, grassy, brush air next to homes, combined with fireworks that can make for a very degeneration combination. >> lieutenant jerome and
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eric, a very big man ran after him and said in the midst of the scuffle he had them turned around and saw he was pulling out a gun and it accidentally fired. he is convinced the kid would have shot him but he ended up firing and hit an innocent bystander. >> the woman passing by with a man and children was treated for a bullet graze on her legs but she is okay. >>> we thought gaylords may not talk about the customers being hit by brazen laptop thieves. >> we have been insanely busy today actually. >>> the three are still at large and the laptops are missing and despite what i said earlier there are people inside gaylords determined to hang on to their laptops. >>> thank you very much. >>> well, it was not a surprise but it is still shocking five time grammy award winner amy winehouse found dead in her london apartment, just 27 years old. cause of death, still unknown. the british singer songwriter was known for her soulful music and personal demons. she talked about her highs and lows. >> amy winehouse was a fresh bass 20-year-old when she burst on the british music scene in 2003
of dollars. >> really? i would think. the bonds ball sold for $350,000. to yankee fans, that's a big deal, plus they want it in cooper's town. i can imagine he did the right thing by giving him the ball back. but he is taking a lot of heat for it. >> some are saying he should have cashed in. >> he wanted the ball to go back to the proper owner and good for him. >> it's nice to see that. >> that's it for eyewitness news at 10:00. so much sports that we are going to give that time to you at 11:00 on cbs 5. join us then. half an hour. good night. and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. i may be mud, but i have standards. mops? please. some of them have bacteria. ♪ and they try to pick me up? ew. i'm really hard to get. uh! ♪ what about love?! [ male announcer ] swiffer attracts dirt. used mops can grow bac
news continues. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. should be refunding taxes they collected to millions of passnegers. >>> tonight the irs says airlines should be refunding taxes they collected to millions of passengers. anyone who purchased tickets before the july 22nd f.a.a. shutdown but are flying during the shutdown are entitled to a federal refund. the irs has now asked the airlines to provide refunds when requested because it has no information about ticket purchases or travel dates. but united and delta tell us that they are referring customers back to the irs. however, american says it is "looking into what we can do." >>> doctors are seeing more pregnant women and new moms hospitalized for strokes. a new c.d.c. study finds that the number of cases jumped from 4100 to 6300 over about a decade. now that's a 54% increase but still not a huge number considering 4 million babies are born each year in the u
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